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okay, I found this deal on Newegg, seems pretty damned good, I'll need about a month or so to get the money, but seems pretty good


http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.1224909

its the 8350 and the Gigabyte board
post #22 of 36
Oh man, I was going to say you should post a WTB ad on the market to get that MB. I got mine "new". Used less than a week. Got it "brand new" pretty much for 80 bucks.
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post #23 of 36
I have a ud5 m8 and love it.

if you are not planning to run radical gpu setups then the ud3 is just fine and it DOES overclock very well
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post #24 of 36
Even the UD3 is a bit..overboard for a single GFX card. the 970 D3 and it's brother is a really good board too. I got my cousins FX 4100 up to 4.7 on that board.
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post #25 of 36
My answer to you is this. Your 965 is plenty capable and I am just thinking you are upgrading for the sake of upgrading(see AE comments below). At 4.0+ you aren't going to see any real gains moving to even an 8350 for what you are looking to utilize the chip for. I would instead sell off the 570 and grab a more powerful gpu and hold off till AMD's next round should you so wish to stay with them. Again, I don't think you will see any gains moving from your 965 at its current clock..

Also have you overclocked your NB? Hit about 2600 and you are going to see some nice gains if you have not already. I know you said you need some extra threading for AE, maybe taking a look at the marketplace either here or on another forum may serve you well. I saw an i7 870 and mobo going for 220 the other day on another forum.

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post #26 of 36
He'll see a gain fo gaming especially with a newer video card if he goes Vishera. Bulldozer...not so much
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post #27 of 36
The FX-8320 and Sabertooth is a good combo, thats my 2 cents.

Good Luck!
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post #28 of 36
I'm not sure about the sabertooth mobo's but I've heard really good things about them for the most part. In fact I purchased one from a member in the marketplace here andfrom another member a 1055T and a kuhler 620. I can't wait to get those. My dilemma now is, which cpu to put on the sabertooth, the 8350 or the 1055T! The OP said he had a really tight budget hence why I recommended the gigabyte UD3 board. LOL That's why I bought the UD3 and have been very surprised and happy with it. In fact I think I love it and my 8350! I almost had to change my pants earlier this evening when for grins and giggles I was running the AMD Over Drive Auto Tuner and ran and passed stability tests @ 6.0GHz!!! I AM running an antec kuhler 920 CLC it is amazing as well, kept temps during tuning and testing to 38 C. Gigabyte UD3 and 8350 is a GREAT COMBO!!!
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post #29 of 36
Quote:
Originally Posted by SpykeZ View Post

except the 8350's last I knew were better binned CPU's, so should be able to OC higher than than a max OC'd 8320.
Really????
Most 8320 can oc just as high as the 8350.
This is what I have seen.
Average oc.
8320 : 4.5ghz-5.0ghz
8350 : 4.5ghz-5.2ghz
At max you can about 200mhz higher.
I know some OCN members that can't break 4.4ghz on a 8350 with a decent cooler.
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post #30 of 36
Well like I said, 970 chipset from gigabyte is even cheaper and overclocked great. It's not geared for more than one card though iirc
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